lamentum

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *leh₂- (expressive root). Cognate with lātrō, Ancient Greek λῆρος (lêros), λάλος (lálos), λάσκω (láskō).

Noun[edit]

lāmentum n (genitive lāmentī); second declension

  1. wailing, moaning, weeping
  2. lamentation, lament

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lāmentum lāmenta
genitive lāmentī lāmentōrum
dative lāmentō lāmentīs
accusative lāmentum lāmenta
ablative lāmentō lāmentīs
vocative lāmentum lāmenta

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